Episode 116: Merger Enhances Prospects for Global Trade – Insights From Businessman Michael Hecht

With one of the world’s great rivers flowing through it, Louisiana has always deserved a seat at the table when the topic is world trade. Now the subject had become enhanced as the local chapter of the World Trade Center has linked with Greater New Orleans Inc., which promotes trade not only in New Orleans but Southeast Louisiana and, by implication, all of the state.

Michael Hecht, president and CEO of the newly combined World Trade Center at Greater New Orleans Inc, joins Executive Editor of Louisiana Life Errol Laborde, along with podcast producer Kelly Massicot to talk about the riveting pursuit of global trade. It is an essential story with as many twists as the river itself.

Oh yes, we will also hear about how the state can best benefit from the burgeoning off-shore wind industry. The solution is different than you might think.

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